HANOI - Under the watch of plainclothes police, midfielder Nguyen Van Phuong unleashed a powerful left-foot drive into the top corner. Dissidents cheered from the sidelines. "Down with China," some shouted. Phuong pumped his fist.
dimanche 23 décembre 2012
mercredi 25 avril 2012
HANOI — Vietnam arrested 20 people after heavily-armed riot police used tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers, reports said on Wednesday, in the culmination of a six-year land dispute.
mardi 24 avril 2012
HANOI — Vietnamese riot police fired warning shots and tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers against a forced eviction on the outskirts of the capital Hanoi on Tuesday, witnesses said.
mardi 21 février 2012
HANOI - Around 100 disgruntled farmers from northern Vietnam took to the streets of Hanoi on Tuesday for the latest protest in a six-year-long dispute over the confiscation of their land for a satellite city.
mercredi 4 janvier 2012
Vietnam has sent a female activist to a notorious drug rehabilitation centre for two years without facing trial as an apparent punishment for taking part in anti-China protests, her lawyer said on Tuesday.
dimanche 27 novembre 2011
HANOI — At least 10 Vietnamese protestors were detained in Hanoi on Sunday when security agents forcibly broke up a rally in support of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's recent call for a law on demonstrations.
dimanche 20 novembre 2011
A bill on demonstration has sparked controversy at the Vietnam National Assembly's sitting on Thursday, as some lawmakers find the law unnecessary, while others disagree.
samedi 3 septembre 2011
Vietnamese authorities detained 50 people during an anti-China rally that was labeled a "ridiculous farce" by state-run media on Monday after the government allowed similar protests for more than two months.
Vietnamese police detained at least 15 people on Sunday in a crackdown on an anti-China rally in central Hanoi, after protesters defied orders to stop a rare series of rallies over a territorial spat.
vendredi 19 août 2011
Authorities in Vietnam on Thursday threatened to crack down on anti-China protests in Hanoi after a series of unprecedented demonstrations in the capital.
lundi 15 août 2011
Vietnamese authorities allowed around 100 protesters to march in Hanoi on Sunday against Chinese territorial ambitions in the South China Sea - the 10th such demonstration since early June.
lundi 8 août 2011
About one hundred people took to Hanoi's streets to protest against Beijing's territorial ambitions in the South China Sea - the latest in a string of anti-China rallies in recent weeks.
dimanche 24 juillet 2011
HANOI — Police in Vietnam allowed up to 300 peaceful anti-Chinese protesters to march in central Hanoi on Sunday after their suppression of earlier rallies sparked anger on the Internet.
vendredi 22 juillet 2011
HANOI — Vietnam has seen an unprecedented seven weeks of anti-China rallies but activists say the demonstrations essentially reveal the limits to freedom of expression in the authoritarian nation.
dimanche 10 juillet 2011
HANOI — Vietnamese police forcibly dispersed an anti-China rally on Sunday and arrested at least 10 people, including journalists, after a series of protests over tensions in the South China Sea.
samedi 25 juin 2011
The United States and Vietnam on Friday jointly called for freedom of navigation and rejected the use of force in the South China Sea, amid simmering tensions between Beijing and its neighbours.
vendredi 24 juin 2011
Dozens of Vietnamese protested outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi for the second weekend in a row on Sunday, as tensions rise between the two communist neighbours over a maritime dispute.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Sunday in Vietnam's capital in a rare protest demanding that China stay out of their waters following a spat involving a Vietnamese oil-drilling research boat in the South China Sea.
lundi 21 juin 2010
Hanoi - Hundreds of villagers in northern Vietnam have forced power company workers and government officials to sit in the hot sun for two days to protest electricity cutoffs, police said Monday.
lundi 31 mai 2010
Hanoi - A Vietnamese police officer was charged with manslaughter for allegedly shooting and killing two unarmed protestors last week, a police official said Monday.
mercredi 26 mai 2010
HANOI — A boy was killed and a man left in critical condition when violence broke out during a protest at the site of a planned oil refinery in northern Vietnam, residents and hospital officials said Wednesday.
lundi 9 mars 2009
Hanoi - Some 100 war invalids faced off against police and soldiers Friday in central Hanoi to prevent their collective's land from being seized by a state-owned parking lot company.
mardi 23 décembre 2008
HANOI - Vietnamese Prime Minister has warned senior police that 2009 will be a difficult year for the economy and said preventing demonstrations would be one of the force's core roles.